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  • FRCS girls hoops wins battle of the birds

    LITTLETON — Front Range Christian’s girls basketball team is trending in the right direction.

    Following a tough 2017-18 season, the Falcons have started the year 5-2 thanks to a recent 33-29 victory over Evangelical Christian on their home court on Saturday. They also defeated Rocky Mountain Lutheran 48-31 on Monday.

    In the Evangelical Christian game, the Falcons dug deep late to stun the Eagles when the momentum seemed to favor the visiting team.

  • Eickelmans living up to ‘student-athlete’ title

    For the first two minutes of his life, Drew Eickelman had it easy. Then his brother Jake was born, and the two have been battling each other ever since.

    “We were always super competitive,” Drew said. “Even when it comes to video games and stuff like that, we always fight.”

    For the past 18 years, the Dakota Ridge twins have used their sibling rivalry to push themselves not just in athletics but in academics as well.

  • Front Range Christian’s Meghan Sloan excelling in both sport and academics

    Every so often, a student-athlete comes around who seems like she can do it all. At Front Range Christian, that three-sport athlete is senior Meghan Sloan.

    For the past four years, Sloan has played soccer, basketball and volleyball for the Falcons while participating in the fall play, the spring musical and student council. She currently serves as a captain for all three teams.

    “She’s been fantastic,” athletic director and head girls soccer coach Eric Osberg said. “She’s been a constant, I guess you could say.

  • Dakota Ridge hockey equalizes the Lambkins

    LITTLETON — The Dakota Ridge hockey team had finally met its match early into the 2018 season, but the Eagles rose to the challenge.

    On Monday afternoon at the Edge Ice Arena, the No. 5 Eagles (per CHSAANow.com) came from behind to tie visiting No. 6 Fort Collins 2-2 in a high-velocity, physical matchup. With two prior wins against Steamboat Springs and Columbine, Dakota Ridge now sits at 2-0-1 overall. The Lambkins dropped to 2-1-1.

  • D’Evelyn girls hoops demolishes the Lobos

    DENVER — The season may still be young, but the D’Evelyn girls basketball team looks like it’s been playing together for a long time.

    On Tuesday on its own home court, the senior- and junior-heavy Jaguar squad made 4A basketball look easy with a 60-26 victory over the visiting Conifer Lobos. Aside from the opening seconds of the game, the Jaguars kept full control and chipped away at Conifer’s chances of coming back with every swoosh of the nylon.

  • Dakota Ridge topples two-time defending 4A champ Evergreen

    By Dennis Pleuss

    Jeffco Public Schools

    EVERGREEN — The blueprint every Class 4A girls basketball team might want to take notice of was drawn up Dec. 7 at Evergreen High School.

    Class 5A Dakota Ridge used a constant full-court pressure defense and drained a few key 3-pointers in the second half to defeat the two-time defending 4A state champion Evergreen 38-26.

  • Chatfield lady swimmers win their own meet

    LITTLETON — The swim and dive season may still be young, but the southwest Jeffco-area teams sure have a lot to look forward to this year.

    At the Ridge Rec Center during Friday’s league meet, the Chatfield swimmers won with 585 team points, followed by Dakota Ridge (452), Columbine (437) and D’Evelyn (311).

    The Chargers achieved that feat without their top performer, sophomore Kathryn Shanley, who was in Texas for a national competition.

  • Rebels’ Schraeder, Forbes take second at Arapahoe Invite

    CENTENNIAL — It was difficult enough for Columbine sophomore Zach Schraeder to wait around Saturday. The 285-pound heavyweight struggled to stay loose before his semifinal match with Heritage’s Moises Islas, which didn’t take the mat until 2:49 p.m., nearly seven hours after the Arapahoe Invitational started.
    “It was pretty difficult to start going again,” Schraeder said.

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  • Rebels’ Schraeder, Forbes take second at Arapahoe Invite

    CENTENNIAL — It was difficult enough for Columbine sophomore Zach Schraeder to wait around Saturday. The 285-pound heavyweight struggled to stay loose before his semifinal match with Heritage’s Moises Islas, which didn’t take the mat until 2:49 p.m., nearly seven hours after the Arapahoe Invitational started.

    “It was pretty difficult to start going again,” Schraeder said.